Participants welcomed with a statement from the artists at the entrance of the installation.
Installation prologue read aloud to guests prior to entering dream world.
Participants entered one-by-one, welcomed with therapeutic touch performed on their feet and legs by X|T to prepare their bodies to enter the dreamworld.
Two participants engage in deep listening–speaker responds to a prompt into a microphone while another participant listens through headphones.
Prompt: “Tell me about a dormant dream, seemingly insurmountable challenge, or crippling uncertainty.”
A sitting lounge for reading sacred texts selected by the artists and typewriting free-form thoughts in response to a prompt.
Prompt: “Where do you draw power from?”
Participants take a portrait of another participant and ask, “What is your deepest source of inspiration in the midst of insurmountable feats?”
Collaborative collage-making in response to the prompt: “Craft the world in which your dreams are reality.”
E.Reid’s Nova Portals set-up and mirror installation.
E.Reid and Nova Portals.
Prompt: “What words would you use to describe this experience?”